Hair Powder: Uses & Benefits

Posted on Mon, Sep 06, 2021 by Amit Bambral

Using natural ingredients in your hair products is one of the best things you can do for your hair care routine. There are numerous ways to integrate all-natural and herbal products into your hair care regimen to maintain healthy hair. You can use various foods such as avocado, gooseberry, eggs, and mayonnaise as treatment for your hair. Alternatively you can explore using herbal hair powders that can be provide various benefits for your hair.

For many decades, Indian women have used natural herbal powders to strengthen, grow, soften, and maintain their hair locks. Hair powders are often made from some of the finest, natural ingredients on the planet that you can reap endless benefits of. Below is a list of various herbal powders you could use and benefits for each.

1. Amla Powder

Amla powder is a miracle treatment for grey and dull hair and has been associated with hair health for ages. Amla is used in various of ways for hair care in Indian families. Amla powder is very beneficial for hair because of the antioxidants and vitamins it contains. It is a well-known cure for preventing hair loss and increasing hair growth. It adds shine to dull and dry hair, helping make it lush and smoother. Amla powder can be combined with curd or Aloe for a fantastic DIY hair pack. Amla powder can also be combined with honey or lemon juice to achieve shiny hair results. You can you DIY Amla powder based hair mask once a week to get consistent smooth and healthy hair.

2. Brahmi Powder

Brahmi, also known as the "herb of grace," is a renowned Ayurvedic medicinal herb. While it provides a diverse range of health benefits, the hair benefits of this basic herb are quite remarkable. It can be added to your everyday hair care routine as an herbal powder  for voluminous hair results. Brahmi powder nourishes the roots and promotes hair growth by thickening the roots. It serves to maintain the scalp cool and the hair follicles strong. It also helps prevent split ends by strengthening hair strands and combating dry/itchy scalp. When brahmi is combined with amla and ashwagandha powders, it creates a hair conditioning treatment that is jam-packed with nutrients for your hair.

3. Fenugreek Powder

Fenugreek or Methi is high in proteins and nicotinic acid. It is recognized for nurturing hair roots and giving a boost to hair fiber by effectively replenishing degraded and drying hair. Applying fenugreek powder to your hair on a regular basis would help avoid premature greying and reverse the status of hair loss. It not only cures dandruff but also encourages hair growth.

4. Shikakai Powder

Shikakai has been used to treat hair over many generations. It nourishes and maintains the health of the hair because of its high nutrition. It contains vitamins A, C, D, E, and K, which help to avoid greying while also making the hair smooth and silky. It avoids dryness, soothes the scalp, and decreases itchiness. Shikakai powder and curd hair mask prevents split ends, moisturizes hair, and promotes growth. Regular use of the Shikakai hair pack will keep your hair looking younger and healthier for longer.

Using herbal and natural powder is an excellent choice for your haircare routine. As listed above, there are various options for you to pick from and numerous advantages that do not harm your scalp or hair. However, you must exercise caution when purchasing these powders. Read the ingredient labels, do your research on the product name, and ensure it is not chemically mixed in with other ingredients.

It is highly recommended to buy your herbal products from reputable and trustworthy sources such as Botanical Universe where 100% natural ingredients are guaranteed. 

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